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# belfast - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Couple accused of murdering five-year-old daughter claim she fell down the stairs

Couple accused of murdering five-year-old daughter claim she fell down the stairs

Dec 21st 2019, 4:21 PM 37,743 Views 0 Comments

The couple’s two-year-old son had been placed in emergency protective care.

# belfast - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

'The right to merely feel Irish is reduced': Tánaiste meets with Emma DeSouza
# Good Friday Agreement
# Good Friday Agreement

'The right to merely feel Irish is reduced': Tánaiste meets with Emma DeSouza

Dec 17th 2019, 5:54 PM 19,784 Views 21 Comments

“No one should have to go to court to be able to assert their right to be Irish,” Tánaiste Simon Coveney said in Belfast.

# belfast - Monday 16 December, 2019

Witness appeal as two people forced into cars after armed gang invade home in north Belfast
# Appeal
# Appeal

Witness appeal as two people forced into cars after armed gang invade home in north Belfast

Dec 16th 2019, 7:56 PM 10,134 Views 1 Comment

Police believe the attackers were armed with a knife and handgun.

# belfast - Wednesday 4 December, 2019

Police believe INLA and ONH were involved in fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school
# Jim Donegan
# Jim Donegan

Police believe INLA and ONH were involved in fatal shooting of man outside Belfast school

Dec 4th 2019, 6:20 AM 13,813 Views 2 Comments

Jim Donegan (43) was gunned down outside a school in west Belfast on 4 December 2018.

# belfast - Thursday 21 November, 2019

Double Olympic medalist Paddy Barnes hangs up his gloves
# Boxing
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# Boxing

Double Olympic medalist Paddy Barnes hangs up his gloves

Nov 21st 2019, 10:41 PM 19,959 Views 15 Comments

The Holy Family BC fighter secured bronze at the 2008 and 2012 Games.

# belfast - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Belfast man to serve minimum of eight years for murdering his mother
# Anne O'neill
# Anne O'neill

Belfast man to serve minimum of eight years for murdering his mother

Nov 7th 2019, 12:53 PM 27,000 Views 18 Comments

Declan O’Neill (29) pleaded guilty to the murdering Anne O’Neill in 2017.

# belfast - Friday 1 November, 2019

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff
# Belfast
# Belfast

Investigation launched over threats towards Ulster Unionist Party staff

Nov 1st 2019, 9:49 PM 19,083 Views 23 Comments

The DUP has also condemned the alleged intimidation.

# belfast - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Case against John Gilligan after he was stopped at Belfast Airport with €20k in cash dismissed
# Coleraine Magistrates Court
# Coleraine Magistrates Court

Case against John Gilligan after he was stopped at Belfast Airport with €20k in cash dismissed

Oct 29th 2019, 3:00 PM 30,974 Views 0 Comments

Gilligan left Coleraine Magistrates’ Court without comment after the ruling today.

# belfast - Saturday 26 October, 2019

With an election looming, the DUP experiments with self-reflection
# Belfast
# Belfast

With an election looming, the DUP experiments with self-reflection

Oct 26th 2019, 6:37 PM 24,950 Views 48 Comments

There was little sense of pre-election excitement at the DUP party conference.

The DUP is 'ready' for an election, says Arlene Foster
# Belfast
# Belfast

The DUP is 'ready' for an election, says Arlene Foster

Oct 26th 2019, 2:56 PM 19,224 Views 39 Comments

The DUP conference took place in Belfast today.

# belfast - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Investigation after at least ten unaccompanied children discovered around Belfast harbour
# Belfast
# Belfast

Investigation after at least ten unaccompanied children discovered around Belfast harbour

Oct 24th 2019, 6:44 PM 45,630 Views 30 Comments

The BBC reported that they came from an east-African country.

# belfast - Wednesday 23 October, 2019

Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law
# Belfast
# Belfast

Woman prosecuted in Northern Ireland for buying abortion pills acquitted after change in law

Oct 23rd 2019, 12:01 PM 10,082 Views 0 Comments

“For the first time in six years, I can go back to being the mother I was,” she said.

# belfast - Sunday 20 October, 2019

31-year-old charged with attempted murder of teenage boy in Belfast
# Spamount
# Spamount

31-year-old charged with attempted murder of teenage boy in Belfast

Updated Oct 20th 2019, 4:11 PM 12,381 Views 0 Comments

A teenage boy was stabbed in the city on Saturday.

# belfast - Tuesday 8 October, 2019

MI5 'destroyed material' held by inquiry examining Pat Finucane murder
# Belfast
# Belfast

MI5 'destroyed material' held by inquiry examining Pat Finucane murder

Oct 8th 2019, 10:54 AM 12,698 Views 41 Comments

The solicitor was shot dead by loyalists at his home in Belfast in 1989.

# belfast - Sunday 6 October, 2019

Police in Northern Ireland investigating after two children struck by car
# Belfast
# Belfast

Police in Northern Ireland investigating after two children struck by car

Oct 6th 2019, 12:12 PM 7,702 Views 1 Comment

The two children, boys aged six and 12, were crossing the Andersonstown Road.

# belfast - Friday 4 October, 2019

Appeal for witnesses after man shot in 'brutal' paramilitary-style attack in west Belfast
# Antrim
# Antrim

Appeal for witnesses after man shot in 'brutal' paramilitary-style attack in west Belfast

Oct 4th 2019, 7:18 PM 12,715 Views 10 Comments

The shooting happened shortly before 9pm last night.

# belfast - Thursday 3 October, 2019

Harland and Wolff staff applaud as they return to work
# Belfast
# Belfast

Harland and Wolff staff applaud as they return to work

Oct 3rd 2019, 3:33 PM 12,862 Views 13 Comments

The remaining employees walked back through the gates of the historic Belfast shipyard this morning, days after a buyer was found.

# belfast - Tuesday 1 October, 2019

14-month-old girl suffered seizures after swallowing father's MDMA, court hears
# Belfast
# Belfast

14-month-old girl suffered seizures after swallowing father's MDMA, court hears

Oct 1st 2019, 5:06 PM 30,192 Views 0 Comments

Her father was given 18 months probation after pleading guilty to causing or procuring cruelty to a child.

# belfast - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Man arrested on suspicion of human trafficking, brothel keeping and money laundering in Belfast
# Sexual Exploitation
# Sexual Exploitation

Man arrested on suspicion of human trafficking, brothel keeping and money laundering in Belfast

Sep 29th 2019, 4:19 PM 13,873 Views 5 Comments

A 27-year-old woman has also been arrested in the Antrim area on suspicion of controlling prostitution.

# belfast - Monday 23 September, 2019

Dissident republicans 'most likely' responsible for suspect device found at Belfast school
# North Belfast
# North Belfast

Dissident republicans 'most likely' responsible for suspect device found at Belfast school

Updated Sep 23rd 2019, 10:48 PM 13,394 Views 27 Comments

The Holy Cross Boys’ school was evacuated as a result of the discovery.

# belfast - Friday 20 September, 2019

Treatment of 'Hooded Men' was torture and criminal investigation is necessary, court rules
# Court Of Appeals
# Court Of Appeals

Treatment of 'Hooded Men' was torture and criminal investigation is necessary, court rules

Sep 20th 2019, 11:45 AM 29,376 Views 32 Comments

The 14 Hooded Men were interned in the North in 1971.

# belfast - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast
# Orhan Kibar
# Orhan Kibar

Man sentenced to 13 years in prison over rape of two women in Belfast

Sep 19th 2019, 5:32 PM 12,290 Views 14 Comments

The attack took place at a flat in south Belfast on 25 November 2017.

# belfast - Saturday 14 September, 2019

'We’ve had enough of blood red lines': Hundreds gather in Belfast to demand second Brexit vote
# Second Referendum
# Second Referendum

'We’ve had enough of blood red lines': Hundreds gather in Belfast to demand second Brexit vote

Sep 14th 2019, 5:15 PM 27,207 Views 18 Comments

A meeting in the Ulster Hall was attended by a range of anti-Brexit politicians.

Family of four left badly shaken after three men armed with shovels break into home in Belfast
# Burglary
# Burglary

Family of four left badly shaken after three men armed with shovels break into home in Belfast

Sep 14th 2019, 2:04 PM 8,563 Views 3 Comments

Police said it was a “terrifying ordeal” for the family.

# belfast - Friday 13 September, 2019

38-year-old man charged with attempted murder of police officer in Belfast
# Belfast
# Belfast

38-year-old man charged with attempted murder of police officer in Belfast

Sep 13th 2019, 9:58 PM 7,409 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared in Belfast Magistrates Court this afternoon.

Man wanted over 2007 double murder in Belfast brought before High Court in Dublin
# European Arrest Warrant
# European Arrest Warrant

Man wanted over 2007 double murder in Belfast brought before High Court in Dublin

Sep 13th 2019, 5:27 PM 10,738 Views 0 Comments

The victims’ bodies were found hours apart in Belfast on 12 March 2007.

# belfast - Thursday 12 September, 2019

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights
# Grounded
# Grounded

Fórsa seeks meeting with Aer Lingus after axing of Belfast flights

Sep 12th 2019, 6:56 PM 23,830 Views 17 Comments

Two routes have been cut from Belfast City Airport.

Belfast court says it can't rule on no-deal Brexit case as it 'belongs to the world of politics'
# Raymond Mccord
# Raymond Mccord

Belfast court says it can't rule on no-deal Brexit case as it 'belongs to the world of politics'

Updated Sep 12th 2019, 12:42 PM 35,860 Views 22 Comments

Lord Justice McCloskey said: “Virtually all of the assembled evidence belongs in the world of politics.”

# belfast - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

'She gifted others with immeasurable love and joy': Funeral of Nóra Quoirin takes place in Belfast
# St Brigid's Church
# St Brigid's Church

'She gifted others with immeasurable love and joy': Funeral of Nóra Quoirin takes place in Belfast

Sep 10th 2019, 3:13 PM 22,906 Views 7 Comments

The 15-year-old’s funeral service took place in St. Brigid’s Church where she was baptised.

# belfast - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Legal bid to stop Boris Johnson's proroguing of parliament launched
# Belfast
# Belfast

Legal bid to stop Boris Johnson's proroguing of parliament launched

Aug 29th 2019, 4:20 PM 19,806 Views 0 Comments

Victims campaigner Raymond McCord is seeking an urgent injunction aimed at forcing the British Prime Minister to change his advice to the Queen.

# belfast - Friday 23 August, 2019

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking
# West Belfast
# West Belfast

Man dragged out of car and threatened at knifepoint during Belfast hijacking

Aug 23rd 2019, 6:40 PM 11,199 Views 2 Comments

The incident took place as the man slowed down to go over a speed bump.

# belfast - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

Two men charged with IRA membership at Special Criminal Court
# CROSS BORDER PROBE
# CROSS BORDER PROBE

Two men charged with IRA membership at Special Criminal Court

Aug 21st 2019, 10:50 PM 14,965 Views 0 Comments

They were arrested in connection with the discovery of a car bomb under a police officer’s car in Belfast in June.

'A splinter of a splinter of a splinter group': Officers suspect a handful of dissidents behind border bomb
# Explosion
# Explosion

'A splinter of a splinter of a splinter group': Officers suspect a handful of dissidents behind border bomb

Aug 21st 2019, 7:05 AM 10,406 Views 12 Comments

This has been the fifth dissident attack so far this year.

# belfast - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Two men arrested in Dublin over discovery of bomb under PSNI officer's car
# Dublin
# Dublin

Two men arrested in Dublin over discovery of bomb under PSNI officer's car

Aug 20th 2019, 10:58 AM 16,954 Views 10 Comments

The viable device was found under the officer’s car on the grounds of a golf club in June.

# belfast - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Two men charged over stabbings near contentious Belfast bonfire
# New Lodge
# New Lodge

Two men charged over stabbings near contentious Belfast bonfire

Aug 10th 2019, 11:03 AM 9,521 Views 0 Comments

One of this stabbed was taken to hospital in a critical condition.

# belfast - Friday 9 August, 2019

Young man in critical condition after being stabbed near bonfire in Belfast
# Internment
# Internment

Young man in critical condition after being stabbed near bonfire in Belfast

Updated Aug 9th 2019, 10:15 AM 31,951 Views 54 Comments

A second man was also stabbed, and two men have been arrested.

# belfast - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Family of murdered loyalist offer £10,000 reward for information
# John Boreland
# John Boreland

Family of murdered loyalist offer £10,000 reward for information

Aug 7th 2019, 9:24 AM 17,333 Views 21 Comments

John Boreland was shot dead in north Belfast on 7 August 2016.

# belfast - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Unions remain hopeful jobs can be saved as iconic firm Harland and Wolff enters administration
# Belfast
# Belfast

Unions remain hopeful jobs can be saved as iconic firm Harland and Wolff enters administration

Aug 6th 2019, 10:51 PM 11,049 Views 24 Comments

The firm only needs to remain afloat for a few more days until a buyer is found, unions say.

Leo Varadkar to discuss business and Brexit during Northern Ireland visit
# Belfast
# Belfast

Leo Varadkar to discuss business and Brexit during Northern Ireland visit

Aug 6th 2019, 9:32 AM 8,533 Views 47 Comments

Varadkar will also take part in a debate this evening with politicians from both sides of the border.

# belfast - Sunday 4 August, 2019

Man charged following death of 70-year-old man hit by stolen car outside Belfast cemetery
# Whiterock
# Whiterock

Man charged following death of 70-year-old man hit by stolen car outside Belfast cemetery

Aug 4th 2019, 5:10 PM 14,485 Views 0 Comments

Two other men were seriously injured during the incident.